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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Charles M. Barton papers, 1855-1870

 Series
Scope and Contents Includes one letter dated September 28, 1855 from Charles M. Barton to his cousin Joseph M. Barton, in which he complains about VMI life and about his instructor Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson (Jackson is described as a "hell of a fool"). Also included is a notebook (ca. 250 pages) containing poetry copied by Cadet Barton, including "The Faculty of the VMI" which describes Francis H. Smith, John T.L. Preston and other early faculty members; class notes from lectures given by Francis...

James M. Drake Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0402
Scope and Contents One letter addressed to James M. Drake's father (August 26, 1862) and written from Alexandria, Virginia, where the Regiment was encamped. Drake presents his views on slavery, discusses the beauty of the city, mentions inaccuracy of northern war news, and discusses Union officers' view of Stonewall Jackson.

John T. Norton Civil War letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0401
Scope and Contents One Civil War letter written by Union soldier John T. Norton (lieutenant, 97th Regiment New York State Volunteers) to his father, Morgan Norton of Norway, New York. The letter is dated May 23rd, 1863. Norton discusses the Battle of Chancellorsville and mentions the death of Stonewall Jackson, referring to him as"the bravest of the brave."

Letter fragment to Eliza Johnson, 1862

 Item
Scope and Contents Letter regards family friends who have been wounded, refugee families, and a problem with currency.

Letter fragment to Eliza Johnson, 1862

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1243

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1863 August 28

 Item
Scope and Contents Letter written from "Camp Jackson." Letter regards a trip to Staunton, Virginia, the Corps of Cadets leaving VMI to reinforce Stonewall Jackson, and family matters.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 May 9

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards return to VMI, family matters, cadet life, and suspension of academic duties to honor the anniversary Stonewall Jackson's death.

Letter to Ellen B. Stanard (Taliaferro), 1864 May 9

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/979

Letter to father, 1862 August 26

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Scope and Contents Written from Alexandria, Virginia. Letter regards James M. Drake's views on slavery, discusses the beauty of the city, mentions inaccuracy of northern war news, and discusses Union officers' view of Stonewall Jackson.

Letter to father, 1862 August 26

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/3668